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Interviewing is a skill, and not an easy one to master. There’s something new to learn every time you sit down across a desk, share a cup of coffee or connect across an ocean via FaceTime or Skype for an interview.
In my 13 years in TV news, I have had the opportunity to interview thousands of people from all walks of life—politicians, celebrities, criminals, grieving families, heroic first responders—and no two ...
Alex & Red has seen its share of executive candidates, and (as revealed in our “Candidates Do the Darndest Things” article series) they don’t always make the best impression: Dressing too fashion-forward, bringing a significant other, or ordering a three-course meal for a coffee meeting are just a few examples… and that’s just scraping the surface. Even extremely qualified, accomplished executives have been known to display bad judgment.
But the same can also be ...
Pursuing a board position? Last week, I wrote about interviewing with the search firm engaged to fill the open board seat, emphasizing that it's important to demonstrate that you "get" the board's role and how it functions. This week, I discuss the next stage in the process: meeting with the company. Here's what you need to know.
1. It may be a lengthy process.Very few boards conduct searches with tight deadlines ...
In the past, we have written about how to land a board position, listing the steps you should take to allow yourself to be "found," because getting invited to join a board requires a different approach than seeking a C-suite position. We have also written a primer for first-time board members. But how do you ace the interview?
First things first: The Initial interview with the search firmThe search firm will be vetting several ...